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Get the best out of your working relationships with your supervisors, other researchers and other people you engage with during the course of your research.  


Establish an effective working relationship with your supervisor and begin to develop networks with other researchers.  View and book these workshops.

Working successfully with your supervisors

Identify your role as part of a wider research team, and further enhance your skills for working effectively both with your supervisor and others.

Resources in this section are available on Blackboard.

Enhance your skills for working with others by developing skills for leadership and dealing with more challenging situations.

Resources in this section are available on Blackboard.

Look for opportunities to adopt a leadership role, including taking on positions of responsibility and mentoring other members of your research group. Help to shape the PGR student experience at Swansea University by participating in focus groups and steering groups or by becoming a PGR student rep.


Most of the training in this theme is available online via Blackboard, including materials on equality and diversity, negotiation, networking and team-working.